Club Races (2020 calendar)

Note – Club Races are currently SUSPENDED due to coronavirus. There is a provisional plan to start racing from 21st July – click here for details. 

Ards Cycling Club organises a full programme of club races for its members from April through to September. Time trials, where riders race individually against the clock, are a great introduction into the world of bike racing. When you get fitter, and more comfortable riding in a group, then you might want to try our club road races as well.

Most races take place on Tuesday evenings – the full 2020 calendar is listed below. Links to the courses, and the results, are on the calendar. Various trophies are awarded annually for competition in club races. Click here for more details of these. We’ll try to keep an up-to-date list of leaders in the results pages against each race. Finally, we award medals for riders reaching certain standard times in time trials. For a list of the standard times for each age group, click here.

2020 Club Calendar

Event Date&Time Location Distance Result
Tour Of Ards 21 March, 11am Ards tbc  Cancelled
5 Mile TT 31 March, 6:30pm Donaghadee Road 5 miles  Suspended
10K Straight In TT 7 April, 6:30pm Greyabbey 10km
10 Mile TT 14 April, 7pm Millisle 10 miles
5 Mile TT 21 April, 7pm Donaghadee Road 5 miles
10K Straight In TT 28 April, 7pm Greyabbey 10km
Road Race 5 May, 7pm Ballygowan Circuit 26 miles
10 mile TT 12 May, 7pm Millisle 10 miles
Road Race 19 May, 7pm Carrowdore 27.5 miles
25 Mile TT 26 May, 7pm Millisle (tbc) 25 miles
Club Run 2 June, 6:45pm Conway Square ~ 30 miles
Town Centre Races 3 June, 7pm Conway Square Various
Magreechan Cup 9 June, 7pm Millisle – Ballyhalbert 16.6 miles
10 mile TT 16 June, 7pm Millisle 10 miles
Hill Climb 23 June, 7pm Scabo 1.75 miles
2up 10K Straight In TT 30 June, 7pm Greyabbey 10km
10K Straight In TT 7 July, 7pm Greyabbey 10 km
Road Race 14 July, 7pm Orlock 24 miles
10 Mile TT 21 July, 7pm Millisle 10 miles
Road Race 28 July, 7pm Carrowdore 27.5 miles
10K Straight In TT 4 August 7pm Greyabbey 10 km
Champ Of Champs TT 9 August, 10am Saltwater Brig Course 25 miles
Road Race 11 August, 7pm Ballygowan Circuit 26 miles
Trail Quest 18 August, 6:30pm Comber (tbc) 75 minutes
5 Mile TT 25 August, 6:30pm Donaghadee Road 5 miles
Hill Climb 1 Sept, 6:30pm Bradshaw’s Brae 1 mile
Tour of Strangford 13 Sept, 10am Ards Bowling Club (tbc) 50/80 miles
 10 mile TT  25 Dec, 10am  Portaferry Road  10 miles

For calendars and results from previous years, click here.